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Public and Political: General: Gifts Correspondence - General Public., Dec 1955 - Sep 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/591A-C

Scope and Contents

C Adams (Harrow Tankard); Seymour Adelman (copy of letter by Lord Randolph Churchill enclosed); Gerado Thomas Albanir, Cuban Minister of Communications, (stamps enclosed); R Allen (cigar); Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company (record "His Finest Hour"); George Andrews (book "The Pageant of the Mediterranean"); J S Arnold (sirloin of beef); Australian Wool Bureau (medical sheepskins); H J Bailey (door stop); Colonel Ballantyne (copy of Nelson letter enclosed); David Barkley (book "Give him to the Angels"); Barrie and Rockliff (book "Russia at War" by Alexander Werth); Luis Basurto (cigars); Ida Baumgartner (embroidered mat); David Behar (cigars); Michael Blundell, Minister of Agriculture, Kenya (mangoes); J B Booth (book "Palmy Days"); Arthur Booth (book); Charles Bormand (photo enclosed); Lady Boulton ("Kalendar" dated 1744"); Anthony Bridges (book "Scapa Fury"); Lewis Broad (book, "Winston Churchill: The Years of Preparation"); Rear-Admiral C G Brodie (book "Submarine Passage of the Dardanelles"); Sir Arthur Bryant (book); G Buckner (V for Victory runner bean); Mrs Cecil Burney (cigar); Cabinet Office (Official Histories of WW2); R Carrion, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (cigars); Mrs M Cerasale (photo of WSC on horseback); Angel Cervini, Banco Italo Venezolano (Venezuelan gold coins of "Chiefs in the Second World War"); Joseph Chadwick (Toby jug of WSC); Monastery of Grand-Chartreuse (six bottles of Special Chartreuse); G Chester Master (cigars); Daniel Chin (cigars); Peter Huni (book); John Walker & Sons Ltd (Black Label Whisky); Harold Jacobs (book); N A Johnson (Eau de Cologne); Ladbroke & Co. (calendar); Kurt Pfeiffer (biscuits); Leman and Candia Ltd (fruit); H Ralling (apples); Erik Stokkebye (cigars); Westerham Brewery (firkin of ale); Hutchinson & Co. (book, Hunza: Lost Kingdom of the Himalayas); Colliers Encyclopaedia (misuse of WSC's name by salesman); Catherine Pomeroy Collins (book on Sahara expedition); Commercial and Industrial Club, Tel Aviv (grapefruit); Enrique Contreras (portrait - used by WSC on 1959 General Election poster); T Convey (coffee table); John Spencer Churchill (woodcuts); F Sidney Cotton (book "Evidence in Camera" by Constance Babington Smith); Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi (book "from War to Peace"); F A Croson ("terrible terrible painting"); Robert Crowell (book "The Learned Men - the translators of the King James Bible, by Gustavus Paine; Janet Dawson (book, The Magic Cage); Andre Deutsch Ltd (biography of President Kennedy by Hugh Sidey); M R Dickinson (wool rug); E Dodd (Book - "The Quibell Story"); Marius Dutrey (book "Calendrier Gastronomique"); Duttons Genealogical and Historical Research (book - "Shield and Crest" by Julian Franklyn); Eddy Match Company (case of large matches); Maria Jose de Arruda Botelho Egas (porcelain miniature); Epping Division Conservative Association (brandy); Faber and Faber Ltd (book "Letters from a Soldier" by Walter Robson); Felix Fabian (watercolour portrait); Eve Factor (bulldog tie); Oscar Fetu (portrait); Peter Fleming (book "Invasion 1940"); Paul Fromm ("Marlborough tartan) (sample enclosed).


  • Creation: Dec 1955 - Sep 1964

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